Hero MotoCorp has determined to extend the costs of a few of its bikes and scooters from October 3, 2023. The corporate has attributed the value hike to the rising prices of inputs, comparable to uncooked supplies and logistics, in addition to the components of product competitiveness, positioning, margins, and market share. The corporate has acknowledged that the value hike will range relying on the precise fashions and markets. The corporate has not but revealed the listing of fashions that might be affected by the value hike. Hero MotoCorp has lately launched a number of new fashions to broaden its product vary in India.
The corporate presents a wide range of bikes, from the entry-level Splendor+ to the brand new Karizma XMR. The corporate additionally sells the Harley-Davidson X440, which was launched earlier this 12 months as a part of its world partnership with the American bike maker.
Hero additionally has 5 scooters in its portfolio, from the brand new Destini Prime to the flagship Maestro Edge 125. The value hike might be 1 p.c for choose Hero two-wheeler fashions. That is the second value hike by the corporate this 12 months, after a 1.5 p.c revision in July. The value hike comes earlier than the festive season, which is normally a peak time for two-wheeler gross sales in India.
Clients who wish to purchase a brand new Hero MotoCorp two-wheeler are suggested to guide their automobile as quickly as potential earlier than the value hike takes impact on Monday.
In the meantime, Hero MotoCorp has lately launched the Karizma XMR 210, a brand new bike that revives the legendary Karizma model in India. The Karizma XMR 210 is a contemporary and trendy bike that gives a 210cc liquid-cooled engine, a six-speed gearbox, a slip and help clutch and a prime velocity of 143kmph. The bike additionally has a six-step mono-shock suspension, an adjustable windshield, and a big LCD instrument cluster with Bluetooth connectivity and navigation options. The bike is offered in three colours- Iconic Yellow, Turbo Pink and Matte Phantom Black. It’s priced at Rs 1,72,900 for the introductory supply and Rs 1,82,900 for the common value.
The Karizma XMR 210 has a brand new fairing design that offers it a sporty look. It has LED lights throughout, together with headlights, taillights, flip indicators and DRLs. The ORVMs are mounted on the fairing and the instrument cluster is absolutely digital with numerous data comparable to velocity, gas degree, gear place, date, time, journey and extra. The Karizma XMR 210 has a robust 210 cc liquid-cooled DOHC V4 engine that delivers 25.15PS of peak energy and 20.4Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed transmission and has a slip-and-assist clutch for clean shifting.